The Flying Fish Restaurant, located at 815 King Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is selling all of their items at auction (kitchen and dining items as well as flat screen TVs). The bidding has started at this link and the auction begins to CLOSE starting on April 27, 2015.
A tornado watch is issued when weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms that are capable of producing tornadoes.
SUMMARY…THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN VA AND
WESTERN MD THIS AFTERNOON…TRACKING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.
DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL ARE THE MAIN THREATS. HOWEVER…BACKED LOW
LEVEL WINDS NEAR A WARM FRONT MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO ENHANCE THE RISK
OF ISOLATED TORNADOES OVER NORTHERN PARTS OF THE WATCH.
THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA TO 25 MILES NORTH OF HARRISBURG
PENNSYLVANIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
If you skipped any of these posts below, perhaps you’d like to have a look now, as they were the 10 most popular posts out of all of our posts last week – ending Sunday, April 19, 2015. List runs from number 10 to number 1.
As you can see above, scaffolding has gone up as crews are sprucing up the outer part of the building and attending to approved BAR items. Below, you can see based on this photo, that crews have been working quickly. Walls and ceilings are going in as is equipment. I am told from sources that construction on the new space should be finished the first week of May with an opening soon after.
Absentee voting for the June 9 Democratic Primary begins on Friday, April 24. Many Alexandria voters are eligible to vote absentee, for example, if they are:
Away for personal business, work, vacation, active military service or at school.
Working and commuting for 11 or more hours between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Election Day. Take into account those days when traffic is heavy or the weather is bad and it takes longer than usual to get to and from work.
Physically unable to go to the polls because of an illness or disability.
A caregiver for a confined family member.
A “first responder” (firefighter, law enforcement, emergency medical technician, search and rescue).
To learn more about these, and other circumstances in which absentee voting is an appropriate option, visit alexandriava.gov/Elections and click on “Absentee Voting,” or call 703.746.4050.
Reenactment of Marquis de Lafayette’s Historic Voyage
As we told you last week, this summer, visitors to Alexandria, Virginia, can explore an exact replica of the ship that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to George Washington with news of full French aid in 1780, helping turn the tide of the American Revolution. French tall ship Hermionewill sail 3,819 miles across the Atlantic from France to the U.S. to commemorate Lafayette’s historic voyage before docking in Alexandria, the ship’s Washington, D.C. port of call and one of 12 iconic stops on its tour.
In this video, the Hermione frigate replica is sailing under full sail Saturday, April 18 from the Atlantic Ocean towards the Canary Islands, the States, then on to Alexandria, Virginia.